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Duterte asks Marcos to continue anti-drug campaign his ‘own way’

President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Thursday said President Rodrigo Duterte asked him to continue...

Heightened protocols vs Omicron subvariant cascaded by DOH 11

With reported local transmission of the Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 in the National Capital Region, Western...

DCOTT records over P1M monthly revenue increase for Q1 of 2022

An official of the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal (DCOTT) reported that the facility recorded...

Tighter curbs for unvaxxed residents in Agusan town

Local officials here are enforcing stringent measures to residents who are not yet fully vaccinated...
IN HONOR OF THE FALLEN. Police officers from the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) offer a snappy salute to honor the heroism of the fallen SAF commandos during the commemoration of the National Day of Remembrance for the SAF 44 at Camp Domingo Leonor on Thursday. LEAN DAVAL JR

DCPO receives laptops for CICL

Children in conflict with the law (CICL) will no longer be left behind when it...
Policemen and soldiers in full battle gear, supported by armored vehicles, help ensure peaceful special elections in Tubaran, Lanao del Sur on Tuesday (24 May 2022). The COMELEC earlier declared a failure of elections in 12 barangays of Tubaran because of poll-related violence. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA

Special polls in Lanao Sur town peaceful, winners announced

The special elections held in this municipality held Tuesday, under the watchful eye of 600...

SKY completes digitalization of internet, cable in Zambo City

SKY announced on Wednesday that it has completed digitization of its facilities in Zamboanga City...

Nuclear energy use needs firm resolve

An official of the Department of Energy bared that it entails a firm decision by...
President Rodrigo Duterte discusses matters with H.E. Agus Widjojo, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Philippines, during a short audience with the President after the presentation of credentials at the Malacañang Palace on May 25, 2022. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

PRRD meets Indonesian ambassador

President Rodrigo Duterte discusses matters with H.E. Agus Widjojo, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Philippines, during a short audience with the President after the presentation of credentials at the Malacañang Palace on May 25, 2022. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

TESDA DavNor ready for BDP project rollout in ’22

The Technical Skills Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) provincial office in Davao del Norte...

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

Remembering Daddy Ram

Greg Deligero, then the associate editor of Edge Davao, invited me to join the new...

Lessons from Aeon Towers: Opportunity in adversity

At first look, nobody believed an iconic building with an architectural masterstroke could even come...

Women at the helm of Davao’s resilient homegrown hotel

They say men are firm but women are more compassionate and well-organized. In this age when...
Left to right: Managing Editor Neil Bravo, former senior business reporter Charles Maxey, former Sports Editor Moses Billacura, and former Associate Editor Greg Deligero

THE BOYS OF EDGE DAVAO: Leagues of their own

They were the 'journosaurs' who once wandered the busy newsroom of Edge Davao. To say...
Moses P. Billacura

There is still ‘life’ after Edge Davao

Believe it or don’t, it’s all about a girl. Sometimes, there comes a time in your...

THE ECONOMY

F2F classes to push economic growth to full potential: NEDA

The full resumption of face-to-face classes could push the economy to reach its full potential, outgoing Socioeconomic Planning Secretary...

PROPERTY

Aeon Towers launches early move-in promo

Aeon Luxe Properties, Inc. Sales Admin Manager Luis Dollesin welcomes new homeowner in a ceremonial turnover event held at Club Aeon, Aeon Towers on...

VANTAGE POINTS

FAST BACKWARD: Davao Province in 1921

In only two decades after the Americans took over, Davao district (province) had under-gone several territorial adjustments. P. J. Wesler, an agricultural advisor to the...

THINK ON THESE: Climate change and food production

Up to 25% of world food production could be lost by 2050 as a result of climate change, water scarcity and land degradation, according...

EDITORIAL: Takeaways

The elections are over and the results point to clear wins, lopsided at that, for the tandem of former Senator Bongbong Marcos and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio. However, the battle did not seem to subside yet on social media. Some of the rivals and their supporters have not conceded just yet and are not about to 'recognize' the election winners. Pathetic that these people have to resort to some protestations and accusations when the...

HEALTH

HEALTH | Mercury: A major public health concern

From Baguio to Davao, skin whitening cosmetics that contain the toxic chemical mercury are still proliferating. Most of these beauty products are entered into the cities illegally, according to EcoWaste Coalition, a toxics watchdog group. “Our latest market investigation covering nine cities from Baguio...

ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT: Mindanao is in big trouble

Just like the very popular American television sitcom, Three’s a Company, disaster is also like that. In the Philippines, disaster comes together in three forms: when there's a typhoon, expect too much rain and inundating floods.

AGRI TRENDS

AGRITRENDS: This lawyer loves farming

The farm: Vegetables and other crops are planted at the heart of the farm.
It all started in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. By January 22, 2020, the novel coronavirus was already reported in the Philippines. But what Filipinos thought to be another severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) – that it would dissipate in time – it never...

FEATURES

Lessons from Aeon Towers: Opportunity in adversity

At first look, nobody believed an iconic building with an architectural masterstroke could even come to reality. There were doubters. Even so, when the pandemic hit. We're talking about the prettiest skyscraper in Davao City today--the Aeon Towers. Built by the FTC Group of Companies and now...

BIGGER PICTURE

BIGGER PICTURE: Suicide now prevalent but still given little attention

Suicide is becoming prevalent in recent years but unfortunately, it is still not given the much-needed attention it richly deserves. “Suicide is a form of murder – premeditated murder,” explained Susanna Kaysen in Girl,...

IN PICTURES

Members of the Bukidnon-Baleteon tribe learn the techniques of honey production using stingless bees locally known as “kyut” at the Umanika Eco-Cultural Farm in Malaybalay City on Thursday (May 26, 2022). MindaNews photo by H. MARCOS C. MORDENO
New City Commercial Corporation (NCCC) Group of Companies public relations manager Thea Septann Padua shows to LTS Pinnacle Holdings (NCCC Group of Companies) public relations officer Fred John Lumantas the "Salamat, Tatay Digong" statement shirt that the mall recently launched to honor President Rodrigo Duterte as he nears the end of his term. The shirt can be availed by customers through purchasing from the different departments of the mall from May 13 to June 30, 2022. Edge Davao
Policemen and soldiers in full battle gear, supported by armored vehicles, help ensure peaceful special elections in Tubaran, Lanao del Sur on Tuesday (24 May 2022). The COMELEC earlier declared a failure of elections in 12 barangays of Tubaran because of poll-related violence. MindaNews photo by FERDINANDH B. CABRERA

LIFESTYLE

URBANISSIMO

Bai Chromatica exhibit celebrates women and their colorful worlds

Dabawenyo women’s artist group Bai Hinang, returns to the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao with the launch of it’s Women’s Month art exhibit, Bai Chromatica last March 15, 2022 after almost two years of absence due to the pandemic.  Featuring Davao artists, Dadai Joaquin, Trixie Borbon, Tanya Gaisano Lee, Amor delos Santos, Jing C. Rabat, Aimee...

MAYA ON THE BLOCK

Maya on the Block: A place for some serious burgers

Hamburger is arguably the most well-liked go-to food. But while most people are familiar with food chain burgers, there is more to burgers than just McDonald’s or Jollibee. Enter Camp Burgrille, Davao City’s newest go-to place for mouthwatering burgers. For some, this is where serious burgers are, no gimmicks, just burgers done so well. The name of...

GAME CHANGERS

COMPETITIVE EDGE

SPORTS

SPORTS KEN: Chot Reyes, you broke our hearts

Actually, to crucify the RP basketball coach for the shameful loss to the Indons may be too much too severe. Yes, even if 110 million...

SPORTS KEN: Maroons one step away

My previous column on UAAP basketball was: Will UP dethrone Ateneo? Last Sunday, in the same swashbuckling style that the State U platoon ousted De...

Nagayo wins another Canadian Junior Girls title

Canada-based Dabawenya golf phenom Alessandra "Ella" Nagayo followed up her recent win in the Canadian Junior Golf Association circuit after coming through with another championshp in the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship Qualifier Presented by The Ultimate Divot Tool last May 18. Playing for Toronto, the 18-year old Nagayo, nicknamed "Swingderella" and a...

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